Annie Buckley is an artist, writer, curator, and award-winning educator with an emphasis on art and social justice. Her work embraces image, text, and social practice and has been included in public and gallery exhibitions since the early 90s. Recent works include the participatory project, “Pollinating Kindness” and the multidisciplinary “The People’s Tarot,” which was included in Miami Basel 2015. Annie is the author of numerous books for youth, including the popular Kids Yoga Deck (Chronicle Books). She has published two novels as part of multidisciplinary art projects. Her writing about contemporary art has been published widely since 2005 and she is a contributing editor to the Los Angeles Review of Books.
Buckley is an associate professor of Visual Studies at California State University, San Bernardino and the founder/director of Community-based Art and the Prison Arts Collective, supported by the California Arts Council, and for which she received an NEA grant in 2016.